Portugal Tourism News
Portugal’s tourism could surpass pre-pandemic levels in 2023
The WTTC has revealed the travel and tourism sector in Portugal will drive the national economic recovery and could even surpass pre-pandemic levels next year, when it is projected to rise nearly 4.8% above 2019 levels.
Portugal fast tracks UK tourists
The importance of British tourists to the EU’s travel and tourism economy, post-Brexit, has been reinforced after Portugal became the first EU nation to fast-track UK travellers arriving at its airports.
Portugal’s tourism economy enjoys strong recovery
Portugal’s tourism and hospitality sector is experiencing a strong rebound with the lifting of international travel restrictions. Visitor numbers for February were up by more than 500 per cent year-on-year.
Trademark Collection by Wyndham to debut in Portugal
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has welcomed the opening of Fontinha Hotel Porto, its first Trademark Collection by Wyndham hotel in Portugal.
Portugal drops testing requirements for vaccinated travellers
Visit Portugal has confirmed fully-vaccinated UK citizens can now enter the country without needing to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test.
Emerald House Lisbon opens to first guests
The 67-room property is nestled among the historic palaces and charming churches, with rooms giving way to breath-taking views of the River Tagus and city itself.
W Algarve to take brand into Portugal next spring
W Hotels is preparing to make its brand entry in Portugal with the launch of W Algarve next spring. The property will offer simultaneous seaside relaxation with high-energy sophistication.
Domes Resorts to manage the Lake Spa Resort
The property has been acquired by Hotel Investment Partners, the largest owner of resort hotels in southern Europe, backed by funds managed by Blackstone.
Visit Portugal launches new wine focus
Visit Portugal has launched a new digital platform focused on the wine industry. The website which aims to position Portugal as a world leading wine tourism destination.
Valverde Hotel reopens in Lisbon after lavish overhaul
The property is located on one of the most luxurious arteries in the city, Avenida da Liberdade, and is the only Relais & Châteaux property in the capital.
Malta and Portugal tighten rules for arriving Brits
Officials in Malta have confirmed the destination will only be open to vaccinated British travellers from Wednesday. Portugal has introduced similar measures today.
Portugal axed from UK travel green list
Portugal has been removed from the UK safe travel list in a move the government said would safeguard public health against variants of concern and protect the Covid-19 vaccine rollout.